56points

Panasonic AG-AC160A

49points

Panasonic HC-PV100

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Panasonic AG-AC160A vs Panasonic HC-PV100

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
56
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Panasonic AG-AC160A
49
points
Panasonic HC-PV100

Why is Panasonic AG-AC160A better than Panasonic HC-PV100?

  • 20% better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 50fps
  • 2x more battery power
    5800mAhvs2900mAh
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
    ?
  • 15% bigger screen size
    ?

    3.45"vs3"
  • 155mm narrower
    180mmvs335mm
  • 11.11% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/1.60 vs1.8f

Why is Panasonic HC-PV100 better than Panasonic AG-AC160A?

  • 2.73x more megapixels (main camera)
    6MPvs2.2MP
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Has a brand lens
    ?
  • 900g lighter
    1.5kgvs2400g
  • 25mm shorter
    170mmvs195mm
  • 0s longer exposure time
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    0.17svs0.1666667s
  • 75% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.0005s
  • Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
2.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

2.4kg

1.5kg

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3.45"

3"

4.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
5.height
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Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

195mm

170mm

6.width
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Best

Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder

20mm

180mm

335mm

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 50fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
4.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.2MP

6MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
3.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
4.has manual white balance
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With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
5.has a brand lens
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The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
6.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100

Audio

1.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

2

2

2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
3.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
4.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
2.battery power
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Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

5800mAh

2900mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100

Features

1.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
2.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Panasonic HC-PV100
3.USB version
?

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

2

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